UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hooker vs Rodriguez

1,844

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hooker

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Hooker
WILL WIN

1,538

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dan Hooker
Much stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.3 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.2 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Slightly better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Yair Rodriguez
Younger 24 years vs 27 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Hooker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hooker has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Hooker has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Hooker is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yair
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hooker 8.1
fighter Rodriguez 7.4
Great knockouts by Hooker
Round 3 Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
Round 2 Apr 14, 2012 vs McBride
Round 1 Dec 05, 2009 vs Yasuda

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hooker 7.4
fighter Rodriguez 7.3
Great submissions by Hooker
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs McBride
Round 1 Jul 30, 2011 vs MacGregor
Round 1 Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hooker 8.3
fighter Rodriguez 7.8
Fast finishes by Hooker
634 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
91 seconds May 10, 2013 vs McBride
172 seconds Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 3, 2015UFC 192
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hooker
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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